Sexual violence is an attempt of sexual act by violence or coercion, unwanted sexual advances, or acts directed against one’s sexuality regardless to the relation with the victim. It is a serious public health issue and has profound impact on the physical and mental health of the individuals in that specified region.
Sexual violence is a serious public health and human rights problem with both short- and long-term consequences on women's physical, mental, and sexual and reproductive health. Whether sexual violence occurs in the context of an intimate partnership, within the larger family or community structure, or during times of conflict, it is a deeply violating and painful experience for the survivor.
Sexual violence has a profound impact on physical and mental health. The ultimate goal is to stop sexual violence before it begins.
Related Journals of Sexual Violence
Sexual Abuse, Journal of Research and Treatment, Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC, Sexuality and Culture, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Peter S. Nyasulu Prevalence and risk factors associated with acquisition of Sexually Transmitted Infections among people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Diepsloot settlement, Johannesburg, South Africa PPT Version | PDF Version
Brian Littlechild The management of violence and aggression against staff in mental health work: responding effectively through a co-production approach to issues for service users, carers, staff and agencies PPT Version | PDF Version